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July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands

Max view in Saipan
Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 5:57 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Saipan: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 3:14 AM

Maximum: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 5:57 AM

Ends: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 9:28 AM


Duration: 6 hours, 14 minutes

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July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Saipan

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Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Saipan. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
4:24 AM Jul 285:57 AM Jul 285:59 AM Jul 28
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Local times for eclipse in Saipan on Saturday, July 28, 2018

EventTime in SaipanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 3:14 AM233°Southwest33.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 4:24 AM242°West-southwest19.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 5:30 AM248°West-southwest6.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in SaipanJul 28 at 5:57 AM250°West-southwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Saipan would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJul 28 at 5:59 AM250°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 28 at 6:21 AM252°West-southwest5.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJul 28 at 7:13 AM254°West-southwest16.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJul 28 at 8:19 AM257°West-southwest31.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 28 at 9:28 AM259°West-southwest47.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Saipan (ChST – Chamorro Standard Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Saipan.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Saipan

Eclipse Visibility from SaipanVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012May 21SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jul 17LunarPenumbral
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
Note: Click on the date link for details in Saipan, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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